Special Skills Classes
Think Pawsitive offers a variety of special skills classes that are open to graduates of puppy or adult manners courses. Any of these classes will help develop a stronger bond between you and your dog while learning new skills. The same positive training techniques and methods that we use in all other classes are used in these as well.
Cos includes one 20-minute swim session each week you are enrolled for practicing skills.
Members only: Additional practice: 4 sessions for $55.00
Does your dog love the water? Love to play fetch and retrieve with you? Love jumping in the air for a toy? Then our beautiful, indoor heated pool will be his/her new favorite place to learn the sport of Dock Jumping! Our experienced instructors love helping dogs learn how enjoyable dock jumping is for daily exercise and fun!
Dock jumping is one of the most popular dog sports and a great way to enjoy the water with your dog, get outdoors, and enjoy the beautiful weather! If you want to take Dock Jumping to the “next level” and enter competitions, our Instructors will show you how! Come learn the many different techniques to train your dog to have confidence, perform various styles of jumping, gain greater height, and retrieve a toy in the water.
ANY and ALL breeds and sizes may participate in this exhilarating activity! This class also allows you one free 20-minute swim session each week to practice dock jumping skills with your dog. While you will not be in pool, be prepared to get wet!
Warning: Dock Jumping is very addicting for both you and your dog!
You will learn to shape a multitude of interactive skills and behaviors that will benefit your dog’s overall fitness, performance and endurance while at the same time, building your relationship. Exercises will include but are not limited to:
- Tricks to Enhance Strength, Flexibility and Body Awareness
- Safe Stretching
- Box Work
- Fitness Peanuts/Dyna-Discs/Balance Bones
- Ladder, Plank, Perch, Cavaletti and Wall Work
Teaching body awareness is one of the most important things you can do to enhance your dog’s confidence while at the same time, building his strength and flexibility. Working together on these tricks and skills will build the bond you share with your dog and be a lot of fun for both of you!